Tag: Catholic News

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Germany: Calls for cardinal to release report on sexual abuse of minors

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki Title: Germany: Calls for Cardinal to release report of sexual abuse of minors Author: Deutsche Welle staff Publisher: Deutsche Welle Date: 29JAN2021 Pressure has increased on a Catholic cardinal over the release of a report on child sex abuse. The diocese council of Cologne says Cardinal Woelki has a moral obligation

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California bishops fighting 2019 clergy sex abuse law

Clergy Sex Abuse Law Title: California bishops fighting 2019 clergy sex abuse law Author: Robert Jablon Publisher: ABCNews via Associated Press Date: 28JAN2021 LOS ANGELES — Most California Roman Catholic bishops are asking a judge to throw out a 2019 law that allowed accusers of clergy sexual abuse to sue even if they were molested decades

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Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told

George Pell Guilty Verdict Title: Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 28JAN2021 Claims by some readers that The Age was part of a conspiracy protecting the Catholic Church and George Pell were a factor in the newspaper’s decision to publish its initial article about

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Vatican clears former Kansas City priest of sex abuse claims, infuriating victims

Wyoming Bishop Joseph Hart Title: Vatican clears former Kansas City priest of sex abuse claims, infuriating victims Author: Judy L. Thomas Video: Jill Toyoshiba Publisher: The Kansas City Star Date: 25Jan2021 Play Video https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article220286275.html ‘I couldn’t imagine that a man that I loved this much could do something so evil’ Susie McClernon is still dealing

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Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims

Vatican Clears Joseph Hart Title: Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims Author: Nicole Winfield & Colleen Slevin Publisher: The Associated Press Date: 26Jan2021 ROME (AP) — The Vatican has cleared a retired U.S. bishop of multiple allegations he sexually abused minors and teenagers, rejecting lay experts’ determination that a half-dozen claims were

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Brothers accuse prominent Chicago priest of sexual abuse

Father Michael Pfleger Accusations Title: Brothers accuse prominent Chicago priest of sexual abuse Author: Michael Tarm Publisher: The Tribune (tribtown.com) Date: 25JAN2021 CHICAGO — Two brothers in their 60s on Monday described years of sexual abuse by a firebrand activist priest who has gained fame speaking out on national politics from the pulpit and for

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Opinion

THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat

Kevin Carson Police Medal Title: THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat Author: Louise Milligan Publisher: Twitter Date: 26JAN2021 THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat, who tirelessly investigated the scourge of clergy abuse in his community & terrible suicide toll, today receives an Australian Police Medal. I can think of no-one more

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In a first for Spain, Jesuits admit to decades of sex abuse

Jesuits Sex Abuse Spain Title: In a first for Spain, Jesuits admit to decades of sex abuse Author: Aritz Parra and Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press (AP) Date: 23JAN2021 MADRID (AP) — The first comprehensive internal inquiry on sex abuse allegations by a religious order in Spain has identified 81 children and 37 adult victims

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Catholic Church makes record payout in child sex abuse case

Bertram Adderley Clergy Abuse Title: Catholic Church makes record payout in child sex abuse case Author: Heather McNeill Publisher: The Age Date: 21JAN2021 The Catholic Church has made what is believed to be its highest ever payout to a victim of sexual abuse after church lawyers forced a 52-year-old man to give harrowing evidence in

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Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action

Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner Title: Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 15JAN2021 News: ‘Vos estis lux mundi’ More than 15 months into the first U.S. investigation of a bishop under norms approved by Pope Francis, the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota, says it has

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